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duchamps had done 50 years before. warhol popularized a lot of things that hadn't been popular, like using photography. there had been photography around in painting but very little. >> rose: so what was the reaction at his time when he was doing this, when he first did the campbell soup can and when he first did these things, did the portraiture and did -- >> he became hated immediately and he became unbelievably famous within just a couple of years one of the things that's fascinateing to me is a lot of the people who hated him were not artists and i love to say artists make art history and artists started being touched by warhol no matter what anybody was saying. >> then the curve -- >> larry bell, we have the quote from larry bell, who would expect this in 1963 or '64 saying "warhol's just changed everything." (laughs) rarery bell! >> rose: i forgot he died when he was only 58. >> that's right. far too young. >> rose: let's take a look at some of these. the first image is andy warhol self-portrait in 1967. when we see this, what made you include this and how do other people at this tab
us also, artist chuck close, jeff koons and john currin. >> i would think andy's cultural influences are also part of my cultural influences. think that i've always been in awe of his existentialism. of -- just this going from desharp of indifference to acceptance where it's so outward and at the same time we're dealing with the self. and the power of that existentialism. >> he kicked open the door-- along with alex katz and a couple of other people-- for an intelligent, forward-looking, modern portrait. most people who were working with imagery were trying to breathe new life into 19th century issues. and he came along and said "we're going to make this of an entirely different order." >> with someone of the statue of warhol, there's also a kind of oedipal path where even if you move away from him you will end up meeting him and sort of finding that you do live in his world. >> rose: also this evening, a rebroad cast of our conversation with damian hirst. >> i think without andy warhol i wouldn't have gone so gung-ho. but people say "oh, my god, you've got factory." and you think f
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